MARIOTTI Marcella Maria

Qualifica Ricercatrice Universitaria
Telefono 041 234 9528
E-mail mariotti@unive.it
cafoscari_japanese_studies@unive.it - Ca' Foscari Japanese Studies
jalea@unive.it - JApanese LEArning Research Team
itadict@unive.it - MARIOTTI Marcella
placement.japan@unive.it - Placement Japan
Fax 041 2349596
Web www.unive.it/persone/mariotti (scheda personale)
Struttura Dipartimento di Studi sull'Asia e sull'Africa Mediterranea
Sito web struttura: http://www.unive.it/dsaam
Sede: Palazzo Vendramin

[English CV follows]


Marcella Mariotti si è laureata in studi nipponistici all’Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia (1996), per poi specializzarsi in sociologia dei media all’Università di Osaka (MA e PhD completamento crediti, 1996-2001) e in glottodidattica della grammatica giapponese a Ca’ Foscari (PhD, 2007). In seguito, ha condotto in Giappone ricerche post-doc sull’ipermedialità applicata all’apprendimento della lingua giapponese (ICU e Università di Waseda, 2008-10), per tornare a Ca’ Foscari nel 2010 come Ricercatrice a tempo indeterminato.


Collabora a progetti internazionali di ricerca con l’Università di Kyoto, Waseda, Kobe, UTS (Sydney) nei campi della glottodidattica, E-learning, pedagogia critica e translation studies. Oltre a insegnare dal 2001 lingua giapponese a Ca’ Foscari, è coordinatrice esecutiva per la collana editoriale Ca' Foscari Japanese Studies, e traduce dal giapponese in italiano, soprattutto letteratura contemporanea, per l’infanzia e manga (Aoyama Nanae, Katayama Kyōichi, Matsutani Miyoko, Nakazawa Keiji, ecc.).


Dal 2014 è Presidente dell’Associazione dei Docenti di Lingua Giapponese in Europa (AJE) con il ruolo di coordinare su scala internazionale convegni, ricerca e insegnamento della lingua giapponese. A Ca’ Foscari ha ideato e dirige progetti di ricerca, didattici e di placement con aziende giapponesi in Italia e con aziende italiane in Giappone.  


Tre linee guida ispirano i progetti avviati di linguistica applicata con l’intento di connettere esigenze fondamentali dell’offerta accademica: avviamento al lavoro, riproduzione e produzione del sapere, sostenibilità sociale.


La lingua giapponese:


  1. per agevolare l’inserimento nel mondo del lavoro (placement)
    • responsabile Ca’ Foscari Desk Japan (Camera di Commercio Italiana, Tokyo) e Ca’ Foscari Desk Singapore (Camera di Commercio Italiana, Singapore)
    • responsabile stage ed Erasmus placement del Dipartimento di Studi sull’Asia e dell’Africa Mediterranea (DSAAM) 
    • coordinatrice dell’accordo di cooperazione tra Ca’ Foscari e la Camera di Commercio e Industria Giapponese in Italia (CCIGI)
    • responsabile scientifico del progetto “Strumenti linguistici di supporto all’internazionalizzazione delle aziende Venete” (Fondo Sociale Europeo-Regione Veneto)
    • titolare del corso “Trattativa Commerciale della Lingua Giapponese” (DSAAM)


2. per insegnare e apprendere, anche divertendosi, attraverso le nuove tecnologie multi- e ipermediali del Web 3.0 (E-learning)

    • responsabile scientifico del progetto “JALEA: Japanese Language E-learning System” (Mitsubishi Corporation Funds)
    • responsabile scientifico del progetto “ITADICT: Japanese-Italian Online Database" (Fondo Sociale Europeo-Regione Veneto)
    • responsabile scientifico del progetto “BunpoHyDict: Hypermedia Dictionary of Japanese Grammar”
    • project manager di “Hi-J High School Japanese”, E-learning per le scuole secondarie in Italia (Associazione per la Didattica della Lingua Giapponese-The Japan Foundation)


3. per pensare in modo auto-riflessivo e contribuire in modo responsabile al benessere proprio e altrui all’interno della società civile globale (pedagogia critica)

    • coordinatrice dei seminari “Japanese for Thinking”, “Practical Studies in Japanese Language Education: Action Research Zero” (DSAAM)
    • membro del progetto di ricerca "Japanese Language Education and Citizenship Formation" (project leader: Hideo Hosokawa, Università di Waseda)
    • coordinatrice di “Ca’ Foscari per il Giappone” (eventi  di solidarietà e raccolta fondi per le vittime di Fukushima)
    • coordinatrice Ca’ Foscari dei tirocini presso l’associazione no-profit “Orto dei Sogni” (volontariato per i bambini di Fukushima) 


Current position

  • Assistant professor of Japanese Language, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, 2010-.
  • Chair of The Association of Japanese Language Teachers in Europe (AJE), 2014-.
  • Supervisor of the Internship Programme (Japanese Division), Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, 2011-.
  • Supervisor of the Ca’ Foscari Desk Japan (Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan, Tokyo) and Singapore (Italian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore), 2013-.
  • In charge of the agreement between the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Italy-Ca’ Foscari University of Venice


Research interests

  • Japanese Language Teaching
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • E-learning
  • Business Japanese
  • Translation Studies
  • Contemporary Japanese Literature 


Present research projects and collaborations

  • Project leader (2008-): "BUNPOHYDICT: Hypermedia Dictionary of Japanese Grammar" (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science), Department of Asian and North African Studies, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Project leader (2010-): "ITADICT: Japanese-Italian Online Database" (European Social Fund-Veneto Region), Dep. of Asian and North African Studies, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Project member (2012-): "Japanese Language Education and Citizenship Formation", Waseda University (project leader: Hideo Hosokawa)
  • Ca' Foscari University Overseas Partner (2011-): "Reconstruction of Public and Intimate Spheres in 21st Century Asia”, Global Center of Excellence (GCOE)-Kyoto International Consortium for Asian Studies (KICAS), Dep. of Sociology-KUASU, Kyoto University
  • Ca' Foscari University Overseas Partner (2013-16): "Innovative Japanese Studies through International Cooperation" (JSPS), Graduate Schools of Humanities, Kobe University
  • Member of the scientific and organizing committee (2012-15): “Rethinking Nature: Facing the Crisis in Contemporary Japan” (The Japan Foundation); research, conference, staff expansion, visiting professor, library project; Dep. of Asian and North African Studies, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
  • Member of the scientific and organizing committee (2015): “On 'Dialogues' in Japanese Language Education” as Chair of the Association of Japanese Language Teachers in Europe, Université Bordeaux Montaigne
  • Member of the scientific and organizing committee (2016):  The 2016 Symposium on Japanese Language Education , "Japanese Language Education for Welfare (well-being)", as Chair of the Association of Japanese Language Teachers in Europe (AJE), and Board member of the Italian Association for Japanese Language Teaching (AIDLG), Ca' Foscari University of Venice.
  • Project Leader (2016-): “JALEA – Japanese Learning System”, Mitusbishi Corporation grant, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. Project members: Giovanni Lapis (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice), Alessandro Mantelli (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice).
  • Project Manager (2016-): “Hi-J, High-school Japanese”, AIDLG (Italian Association for Japanese Language Teaching), Japan Foundation Sakura Network grant.
  • Project Leader (2016-): “Practical Studies: Action Research ZERO in Japanese Language Education”, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. Project members: Hosokawa Hideo (Waseda University), Ichishima Noriko (Akita University).
  • Member of the scientific and organizing committee (forthcoming, 2017): The 15th International Conference of the European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJES), as Chair of the Association of Japanese Language Teachers in Europe (AJE), and Convenor for Session 10th "Japanese Language Education", Lisbon.
  • Member of the scientific and organizing committee (forthcoming, 2018): The 2018 International Japanese Language Conference as Chair of the Association of Japanese Language Teachers in Europe, Ca' Foscari University of Venice. 

Education and training

  • Visiting researcher at:
    • Graduate School of Language Education and Information Science, Ritsumeikan University (July 2016)

    • School of Languages and Cultures, University of Sydney (July 2014)
    • Graduate School of Applied Linguistics, Waseda University, Tokyo (June-July 2013)
    • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney (July 2012)
    • Asia Institute, Melbourne University (June 2012)
  • JSPS Postdoc Research Fellow, Institute of Asian Cultural Studies, ICU, Tokyo (2008-2010)
  • PhD in East Asian Studies (Japanese Language Education), Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (2007)
  • PhD credits completion in Sociology (Media Studies), Osaka University (2001)
  • M.A. in Sociology (Media Studies), Osaka University (1999)
  • M.A. hons. in Japanese Studies (Japanese Contemporary Religions, 110/110 summa cum laude), Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (1996)
  • Visiting Monbusho scholarship student, Kyoto University (1991-92)


 Awards, fellowships, grants

  • Japan Foundation Sakura Network grant 2016-7:
    - “Japanese Language Education for Welfare”, the 2016 Symposium on Japanese Language Education (AIDLG-AJE 2016, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice), as AIDLG board member.

    - “Hi-J, High-school Japanese”, as project manager and board member of AIDLG (Italian Association for Japanese Language Teaching).

    - “Preparing the 2018 International Conference on Japanese Language Education”, as Chair of the Association of Japanese Language Teachers in Europe (AJE).

    - “Creation of a multilingual website for the Association of Japanese Language Teachers in Europe, as Chair of the Association of Japanese Language Teachers in Europe (AJE). 

  • Mitsubishi Corporation Funds: “JALEA – Japanese Learning System”, as Project Leader, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (2016-2017) 
  • European Social Fund-Veneto Region Research Grant (Ca' Foscari University, 2013-14)
  • Ca' Foscari International Staff Exchange Grant (2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoc Research Fellowship (ICU, Tokyo, 2008-10)
  • Italian Ministry for Universities, Scientific and Technological Research (MURST) PhD Fellowship (Ca' Foscari University, 2004-07)
  • MURST Research Grant (Ca' Foscari University, 2002)
  • Alcantara (Toray Industries Group, Milan) Study Grant (Ca' Foscari University, 2001)
  • Paolo Beonio-Brocchieri Prize for M.A. thesis (1998)
  • Japanese Ministry of Education MA and PhD Scholarship (Osaka University, 1996-2001)
  • Japanese Ministry of Education Scholarship (Kyoto University, 1991-92)


Teaching experience

  • 2010-: Tenured Assistant Professor, Japanese Language and Business Japanese, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • 2001-04, 2007-08: Adjunct Professor of Japanese Language, Ca' Foscari University of Venice 
  • 1996-2001: Italian Language Instructor, Panasonic-Matsushita Inc. Hirakata; Itariago Jisshū Kōza, Osaka; Italian Institute of Culture, Kyoto and Osaka 

 

Organization of events, conferences, workshops 

  • 7-9.07.2016: “Japanese Language Education for Welfare”, The 2016 Symposium on Japanese Language Education, AIDLG-AJE 2016, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, (member of the organizing committee).
  • 27-29.08.2015: “On ‘Dialogues’ in Japanese Language Education”, The 29th Symposium on Japanese Language Education in Europe, Université Bordeaux Montaigne (event co-coordinator as AJE chair). 
  • 17-18.03.2014: Rethinking Nature in Japan: from Tradition to Modernity, international conference on Japanese Studies, Auditorium-Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (member of the organizing committee)
  • 13.12.2012: Muji: il presidente Kanai a Ca' Foscari, conference, Ca' Foscari University of Venice (event co-coordinator).
  • 02.12.2012: Area Ca' Foscari, promotional and cultural event at the XV Salone dei Beni Culturali, Tronchetto, Venice (section/panel coordinator)
  • 29.03.2012: International Careers Asia, career day for students and enterprises, Ca' Foscari University of Venice (event coordinator).
  • 25-26.02.2012: Rethinking Nature in Contemporary Japan: Science, Economics, Politics, international conference on Japanese Studies, Auditorium-Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (member of the organizing committee)
  • 12.03.2012; 10/04/2011: Ca' Foscari per il Giappone, charity/fundraising event for the victims of the 11.3.2011 disaster in north-eastern Japan, Ca' Foscari University of Venice (event coordinator)
  • 25-26.10.2011: Contemporary Japan: Challenges Facing a World Economic Power in Transition, international conference on Japanese Studies, Auditorium-Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (member of the organizing committee)

Recent talks, conferences, presentations (2014) 

  • 25.11.2016: “Ca’ Foscari Desk Japan and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Tokyo: what’s new for job formation?”, workshop: Alta formazione per la finalizzazione dei business aziendali ai mercati internazionali asiatici: cinese, giapponese e coreano (High formation for companies aiming at Asian international markets: China, Korea and Japan), JOB&Orienta, Verona.
  • 9-10.09.2016: “Sōhōkō kokusai intānshippu (taiken gakushū) o tōshita gengo/bunkatekina manabi” (Learning language and culture through reciprocal international internships”, with MURATA Akiko (Hosei University), the 2016 International Conference on Japanese Language Education, Bali.
  • 29.07.2016: “Shiminsei keisei o jūshi shita gengokyōiku no jissen. Itaria ni okeru Nihongo kyōiku no kokoromi” (Practical studies from the citizenship formation perspective. A case study in Japanese Language Education in Italy), Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto.
  • 27-29.08.2015: “Shakaiteki kōisha (social actor) toshite no gaikokugo gakushūsha” (Foreign Language Learners as Social actors), as panellist of “Language Education: Anthropological Sociological Perspectives. Collaboration between Language Educators, Anthropologists, and Sociologists”, with SATO Shinji (Princeton University), MURATA Akiko (Hosei University), OKANO Kaori (La Trobe University), The 29th Symposium on Japanese Language Education in Europe, Université Bordeaux Montaigne Bordeaux
  • 18-20.06.2015: “The importance of being Japanese, or real learners and their social interaction trapped forever in conceptual nowhere land”, Globalising Sociolinguistics, Leiden 
  • 26.11.2014: "Translating Hadashi no Gen to Italian: Bad Words and Religion", Between Texts, Beyond Words: Intertextuality and Translation, doctoral workshop, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy
  • 01.11.2014 (with Toshio Miyake): "Hadashi no Gen", book presentation, Sala Oratorio San Giuseppe, Lucca Comics & Games, Lucca, Italy
  • 13.10.2014: "Mitate in Japanese Picture Books' Translation: from the Perspective of Gianni Rodari's Grammar of Fantasy Theory", Varieties of "Mitate": Fiction, Social Reality, and Symbolism, international workshop, Kobe University Brussels European Centre (KUBEC), Belgium
  • 19.09.2014: "Apprendimento smart del giapponese come lingua straniera in Italia: stato dell'arte, problemi e prospettive", XXXVIII Congress of the Italian Association for Japanese Studies (Aistugia), University of Salento, Lecce, Italy
  • 12.07.2014: "Shiminsei o keisei suru gengobunka katsudō to wa nanika" (What is culture-language activity for the formation of citizenship?), Sydney International Conference on Japanese Language Education 2014, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • 29.08.2014: "Jikohyōgen to tasharikai no tameno gengobunka katsudō: Itaria ni okeru nihongo kyōiku o kēsu sutadi to shite" (Self-expression and understanding of others for linguistic culture activity: a case study of language education in Italy),14th International Conference of the European Association of Japanese Studies (EAJS), Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 20.06.2014: "Translating Japanese Children Literature: a Few Case Studies", East Asian Translation Studies Conference, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
  • 20.05.2014 (with Toshio Miyake): “Shiranui”, book presentation, Museo Civico-Villa Bassi Rathgeb, Abano, Italy
  • 21.03.2014: "Ichinensei chūkan tesuto ni okeru onrain tesuto no kokoromi" (Doing online testing as midterm test), Annual Conference of the Italian Association for Japanese Linguistics and Language Learning (AIDLG), Japanese Institute of Culture, Rome, Italy

 

Editorial membership

  • executive coordinator, editor, reviewer, member of the scientific committee for the series Ca' Foscari Japanese Studies-Edizioni Ca' Foscari
  • founding editor of the series "Porta dei sogni" (Japanese folklore) for CasadeiLibri
  • reviewer for the journal EL.LE (Educazione linguistica. Language education)
  • reviewer for the Italian Association for Japanese Studies (AISTUGIA)

 

 Other memberships

  • AJE (Association of Japanese Language Teachers in Europe), chair
  • AIDLG (Associazione Italiana per la Didattica della Lingua Giapponese, Italian Association for Japanese Language Teaching), board
  • NKG (Nihongo Kyōiku Gakkai, Japanese Association for Japanese Applied Linguistics), member
  • EAJS (European Association for Japanese Studies), member
  • AISTUGIA (Associazione Italiana per gli Studi Giapponesi, Italian Association for Japanese Studies), member
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